Dominik Mysterio’s role in the Judgement Day stable was obviously not his first storyline in WWE. Rey Mysterio’s son actually made his WWE debut decades ago as part of that famous Eddie Guerrero angle, but time has certainly changed the situation for Dominik Mysterio.
In 2018, Dominik Mysterio started his pro wrestling training with Jay Lethal and his father, and he made his debut in March 2019. Dominik Mysterio’s WWE debut actually gave Rey Mysterio a huge reason to accept a new WWE contract and not see what AEW had to offer.
A report is going around saying that WWE is “impressed” by Dominik Mysterio’s growth as a pro wrestler. It was said that the company has “gained more faith” in him, which is going to translate into more singles matches.
Ringside News reached out to confirm this story about Rey Mysterio’s son gaining “more faith” in WWE. We were told that Dominik Mysterio’s progress hasn’t “impressed” anyone, but that doesn’t take anything away from his ability. A tenured member of the creative team told us, “I don’t know there was ever a lack of faith in Dom.”
The fact is that Dominik Mysterio is good, and that makes sense considering the family he comes from. Pro wrestling is in his blood, so, he has not gained “more faith.” It was explained to us that, Dominik Mysterio has “progressed at the rate we expected him to.”
While our source confirmed that Dominik Mysterio’s progress hasn’t necessarily impressed anyone, it was emphasized that this does not diminish his ability. As a member of the Mysterio family, and he has progressed at the expected rate. With his debut in 2019 and his continued development, Dominik’s future in WWE looks promising, and fans can expect to see more of him in the ring as he continues to improve and make a name for himself.
At this point, Dominik Mysterio is set to face off against his father, Rey Mysterio, at WrestleMania 39. That feud is escalating every week, and fans are getting invested. Only time will tell who wins when the two finally throw down at the showcase of the immortals.